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Biographical entry Drummond, Leonard James (1925 - 1982)

Born
1925
Died
13 February 1982
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

Leonard James Drummond worked in defence research for all of his working life. He began at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Industrial Chemistry, and was seconded to the Explosives Research and Development Establishment in Waltham Abbey, UK. Upon his return Drummond joined the Defence Research Centre in South Australia, ending his career as Senior Principal Research Scientist. He pioneered in Australia the use of flash photolysis and shock tubes for studying fast gas phase reactions. He was also active in rocket and gun propulsion research and development.

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1947
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1949
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne

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